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KCSMMHZ
Dec 25, 2012 2:00am PST
, the spanish government has changed laws regarding business hours. it wants visitors to the crisis- ridden country to have more time to spend money -- 90 hours a week instead of 72. >> it should help encourage trade and create more jobs in the sector. >> but the plans are threatening the siesta. the tradition of the lengthy break to unwind and relax is being sacrificed to the demands of the market. the spanish siesta was introduced in response to extreme working conditions. during the post-war period, it was not just the afternoon heat that force people to take a break. >> a lot of people had to take on two jobs at the same time. it was the only way to divide up the day so that you rested not just at night, but also had a break during the day. >> and health-care professionals say it is still a good idea. they recommend a 20-minute midday nap. they say it makes a difference at night. than a 10% of insomnia cases are chronic, and they are usually caused by work. we over lows hour days to the point where we no longer sleep well. we do not give ourselves break, and when we need more time, we t
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
for the irish. i hope they get their pardon very soon. >> now, the irish government has officially apologize, and the defense minister has pledged to pardon all deserters this year. at last, after 67 years, philip fairing to no longer needs to be afraid. >> the bill is expected to go through the irish parliament soon. some called pigeons fly in rats. others think of pigeons as the symbol of the peace movement. in any case, the capital of pigeons is in turkey where on the syrian border, the tradition of pigeon breeding dates back more than 700 years. >> it is a clock in the morning. time to open up the furniture shop. before doing that, he had to the roof, just as he does every morning. the 56-year-old is expected by 45 pigeons ready for their routine morning flight. his neighbor is also tending to his birds. there is a dovecote on nearly every roof in the district. he has set up security cameras to protect his precious creatures. they are his pride and joy. many wear adornments on their feet and feathers. >> the neck and head should be slim. the plumage should be strong and evenly patterned,
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